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  1. General Discussions
    The injured feral pigeon I took in looks healthy other than his wing. My Mom is worried that keeping him in the house may be a bad idea because either we or the dog could catch something from him. Is there any chance of that? I did buy some lice spray (just in case) to treat him with. Is there...
  2. General Discussions
    Hi all, During mid summer I suspected and found mice running in/out of my pigeon coop. So far, I've taken measures of sweeping up spilled food and cleaning floor and removing food pan every night. One evening I found them getting under the door. My coop is right on concrete patio against...
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello, Here's the question: can my birds catch chicken pox from me? I have the chicken pox (and I am far too old for it!) and have left the care of our two birds to my significant other. My son is having to stay elsewhere b/c he is also too old to get this. Ric, the aforementioned S.O., is...
  4. General Discussions
    So I've adopted this little white dove (the one that was found during a wildlife rehabilitation fundraising horseback-ride on my farm). The little guy has made him/herself at home now and is very, very tame. I had him on my shoulder while I was working around the kitchen sink and he decided...
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